Keyword: hearing & auditory perception

Hearing & auditory perception - auditory perception is the ability to receive and interpret information that reaches a person’s ears. It depends on the function of our sensory systems and on our cognitive abilities. Auditory perception often involves identifying one sound stream (say, a person’s voice) among other superimposed streams of sound (such as background music) so that meaning can be extracted. Hearing loss affects the ability to segregate different sound sources, with consequences for quality of life and health. Our understanding of hearing in functioning and impaired ears is being expanded through BrainsCAN.

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Summaries tagged with 'hearing & auditory perception': about 13 results

The effect of musical training on speech and sound perception
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/INJO1018-P.html
Project Summary - Musicians develop instrument or voice expertise through years of specialized training. They excel at understanding pitch and timbre, and they exhibit superior motor skills, such as....

Developing a mechanistic understanding of crossmodal reorganization following sensory loss
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/BLBU0519-P.html
Project Summary - Deafness dramatically alters brain structure and function. It has significant perceptual, social and economic impacts, much beyond just the loss of hearing. Social and...

Validating methods for using noninvasive brain stimulation to influence auditory perception
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/JEGR1018-P.html
Project Summary - Speech and music are both rhythmic in nature. When you hear them, the neural activity in your brain synchronizes with the rhythms of these sounds. This process is important...

Uncovering the neural basis of cognitive impairment following hearing loss: an all-optical electrophysiology approach
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/ALBR1018-P.html
Project Summary - Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent chronic health conditions. In addition to age-related hearing loss, it is well-recognized that excessive exposure to loud noise...

Assessing listening with engaging, real-world auditory signals
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/BJHE0518-P.html
Project Summary - More than 40% of people aged over 50 suffer from hearing loss. Typically, diagnosis happens long after older people first experience real‐life problems such as...

Establishing a translational platform for studying sensory processing in neurodevelopmental disorders
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/SUSC1017-P.html
Project Summary - Developmental disorders such as developmental language disorder (DLD) or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) disrupt the normal development and maturation of our auditory or hearing system...

OMMABA: the open multimodal music and auditory brain archive
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/MW-JEGR0518-P.html
Project Summary - Research communities can benefit greatly from constructing and sharing open databases of functional, structural and behavioural brain mapping data...

Development of a novel pharmaceutical to prevent noise-induced hearing loss
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/BRAL0917-P.html
Project Summary - Hearing loss is the fastest growing chronic health condition facing Canadians. Age-related hearing loss is common but another leading cause of hearing loss...

Imaging visually-evoked cortical activity
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/BLBU0417-P.html
Project Summary - At one time, the importance of hearing loss was not well understood, it was considered a peripheral deficit. However, it is now known to dramatically alter the...

System-wide electrophysiological assessment of hearing
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/INJO0917-P.html
Project Summary - Hearing loss affects about one in two Canadians aged 60 and older and puts them at risk for a reduced quality of life and poor health outcomes...

Characterizing auditory cortical receptive fields
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/project_summaries/INJO0417-P.html
Project Summary - The organization of the visual cortex, the part of the brain that receives visual input from the eyes, is more fully understood than the auditory cortex in...

Preventing noise-induced hearing loss with a novel pharmaceutical
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/research_summaries/BRAL0220-R.html
Research Summary - Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent chronic health conditions worldwide and one of the fastest-growing conditions facing Canadians. Age-related hearing loss is...

Aging is associated with an over-sensitivity of brain responses to sound
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/research_summaries/BJHE0518-R.html
Research Summary - Hearing loss affects 40% of people aged 50 years or older. Typical problems reported by older individuals include difficulties in understanding speech in the...

Familiar voices are more intelligible, even if they are not recognized as familiar
http://brainscan.uwo.ca/research/research_summaries/INJO0918-R.html
Research Summary - In our everyday lives, we are often faced with the difficult task of trying to understand what someone is saying when there are other conversations...


News articles tagged with 'hearing & auditory perception': about 8 results

BrainsCAN - Results Announcement: BrainsCAN Accelerator Internal Granting Program
https://brainscan.uwo.ca/news/2020/accelerator_grants_rd7.html

BrainsCAN - Using technology to unlock the brain's mysteries
https://brainscan.uwo.ca/news/2020/technology_to_unlock_the_brains_mysteries.html

BrainsCAN - Awards announced for sixth round of BrainsCAN Accelerator Internal Granting Program
https://brainscan.uwo.ca/news/2019/accelerator_grants_rd6.html

BrainsCAN - Funding announced for fifth round of BrainsCAN Accelerator Internal Granting Program
https://brainscan.uwo.ca/news/2019/accelerator_grants_rd5.html

Western News - Neuroscience grants promote teamwork
https://news.westernu.ca/2018/11/brainscan-mcgill-western-award-recipients-announced/

CTV - ‘Sound’ differences between age groups
https://london.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1467407&binId=1.1137796&playlistPageNum=1

Media Relations - Why does being familiar with someone’s voice help us understand what they’re saying?
https://mediarelations.uwo.ca/2018/10/01/familiar-someones-voice-help-us-understand-theyre-saying/

BrainsCAN - First Round of BrainsCAN’s 2018 Accelerator Grants Announced
https://brainscan.uwo.ca/news/2018/2018_accelerator_grants_rd1.html